Belting is a vocal technique used to produce a clearer voice in music too loud enot extremely high without damaging the vocal cords.
This technique allows a voice strong, powerful, clear and very loud tones and is similar to the technique used by actors on stage to project the voice. It is often used in musicals such as, for example, of Broadway, where the singing voice to leave clear and volume. Examples of singers who use often belting: Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey, Leona Lewis, Celine Dion, Lara Fabian, Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Maria Callas, Judy Garland, Nicole Scherzinger, Amy Lee and Roy Khan and in the gospel Cristina Mel notes that issues such as: C # 7, G # 5 D # 6:01 G6 very acute.
The technique consists of pressing the muscles of the abdomen and buttocks while you loose the maximum amount of air that a singer can release without damaging the vocal cords. In this type of high-level technique is extremely important not to put any force on the vocal cords and let the air that is being forced to flow out freely over the body.
The belting needs to be done carefully to total novice singers as any kind of force made the vocal cords belting becomes a common cry in causing a hoarse and scratchy sound, like dryness and lesions on the vocal cords, so we must maintain a free air flow without any resistance in the throat, only in the region of the palate and jaw, in order to maintain the vertical and rounded voice.